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beech

a forest tree of the genus Fagus with glossy oval leaves, thin, smooth, greyish bark and fine-grained wood.

beech

see fagus.
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We found that beech scales are common in Georgia, being present on 88% of all sampled beech trees (caveat: sites selected were ones where at least some beech scale was known to be present) and were widespread, being found in all parts of the country examined.
But that beech tree is just a wonderful representation of what we tried to do here.
The Beech Tree manages to retain the special feel that Gilbys used to boast, but without the stuffiness and with prices that don't make quite such a dent in your wallet.
The most notorious example is Beech Bark Disease, which has affected American beech trees in the northeastern United States (Ehrlich 1934; Houston et al.
I fear that the current building plans for Acklam Hall will be only the beginning and that more planning applications will soon follow, and one day, the copper beech tree will be in the way and chopped down like all the others, and this beautiful area, enjoyed by many generations will no longer be a place of importance within the community, but will be just the same as anywhere else.
In many areas, the climax beech tree of today takes the form of a rotted snag or a mangled sapling with raised lesions and defective bark.
In separate gene array experiments performed at Beech Tree Labs, ML-05 was found to directly affect several genes involved in regulating the extracellular matrix and inflammation.
Mia Watts had hoped a 2am licence would help her to transform the Beech Tree, in Ystrad Mynach, into a venue for local bands.
A 92-year-old woman, from Shard End, was crushed to death after a giant beech tree fell on her as she was out for an afternoon stroll around the park in October.
In our woods grew an ancient-old beech tree with a trunk squat and fat like the belly of an old man.
Prices for the initial six apartments to be built at Beech Tree Court on the site of the former Lino's restaurant start from pounds 157,950.